Gardening can be therapeutic and stress relieving. When it comes to gardening there are some basic “need to know” things such as: knowing your soils, which equipment to use and the time frame for planting your seeds. This article contains important information for anyone wanting to begin a garden.
You must gradually introduce your plants to changing conditions and temperatures, so you do not shock them. You need to give them about an hour of sunlight during the first day. As the week progresses, gradually increase their exposure to the outdoors. By the weekend, the plants can make that big move without a problem!
You need to consider beginning the plants into pots. Then, you can plant the seedlings into your garden. They are then more likely to survive and to become thriving, mature plants. It also allows you to tighten up the time periods between plantings. Once you remove the most recent mature plants from your garden, the seedlings are immediately ready to be planted.
While caring for your garden in the fall, you will want to keep a lookout for stinkbugs. Stink bugs prefer peppers, beans, tomatoes, and various varieties of fruits. If they are left in the garden, they can do great damage to your plants, so you should do whatever you can to eliminate them.
Be sure to get rid of the weeds growing in your garden. If you have weeds in your garden, it will not be as nice as it could be. White vinegar can be used as a natural herbicide. The acid in white vinegar kills weeds. You may also be using plants that need that very same acid. If you are too busy to pull weeds by hand, make a white vinegar solution and keep it handy for a quick spray when needed.
When you go to mow your lawn, make sure you don’t mow it too closely to the ground. Keeping grass with a little more height makes it healthier. This allows the roots to grow more deeply and makes the blades of grass more resistant to becoming dry and discolored. Short grass leads to more shallow roots and will result in more brown, dried-out patches.
This article has provided information necessary to begin the rewarding activity of gardening and to do it successfully. With a thoughtful plan and correct information your garden will soon bloom and flourish. Follow the advice in this article and you will be on your way to enjoying a beautiful garden of your own.